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One of the amazing things about stories is that it provides readers the opportunity to identify aspects of themselves within the characters, or learn about characters that live a completely...
On July first, my picture book, “It’ll be Irie” published by Cardinal Rule Press, made its world debut. What seemed like such a far-off time back in Winter of 2022,...
I am honored today to share a few of my favorite picture books that showcase positive, loving relationships between children and grandparents. With the growing population of kids who live...
The summer 2023 release of our new book It’ll Be Irie, by Donn Swaby, is fast approaching. It tells the story of a young boy named Raymond who moves from...
As a child, I always begged my parents for just one more bedtime story, never wanting to go to sleep. The magic of children's books transported me to such wonderful...
We all can think back to our birthdays as children and how they were such magical days. Going to school in our best outfit and being met with birthday wishes...
My Cardinal Rule Press book, Kindness is a Kite String, ends with this hopeful message: “Kindness is contagious. When you catch it, pass it on!” In the two years since...
It's funny how writers don't always see themselves in their books. Recently, I was scrolling through a lineup of authors for an event where the site featured their book...
Nearly everyone has, at one point in their life, felt the need to change themselves to fit in. Moving to a new city, starting at a new school, meeting a...
Multicultural Children’s Book Day is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! We are thrilled to welcome Cardinal Press Rule as our Silver Sponsor! Cardinal Press Rule is a publishing company focused on...
Hide and Shh!: A Not-So-Sneaky Sister Story About Inclusion by Christina Dendy Dinah, a young girl with Down Syndrome, loves to play games with her older sister, Chloe, but her...
Some words make us shine so brightly like the stars up across the sky, touching the innermost parts of us in ways we can’t explain. Like the aroma of mama’s...